Words used in Spelling Bee. Intermediate level. Words that starts with: P to S
Precise is definitely or strictly stated.
Prerogative is an exclusive right or privilege.
Prestigious is having a high reputation.
Prey is an animal hunted or seized for food.
Principle is an accepted or professed rule of action or conduct.
Pronunciation is an accepted standard of the sound and stress patterns of a syllable or word.
Psalm is a sacred song or hymn.
Psychology is the science of the mind or of mental states and processes.
Purge is to cleanse or to purify.
Quaff is to drink a beverage.
Quandary is a state of uncertainty.
Quarantine is a strict isolation.
Questionnaire is a list of questions submitted for replies.
Queue is a braid of hair or a line of people.
Quiche is a dish with cheeses and other vegetables.
Quintessence is the pure and concentrated essence of a substance.
Rabble is a disorderly crowd; mob.
Raffle is a form of a lottery.
Rambunctious is difficult to control or handle.
Rancid is having an unpleasant smell or taste.
Raspberry is the fruit of a shrub.
Ratchet is a tool.
Rationale is the fundamental reason serving to account for something.
Recede means to go or move away.
Recluse is a person who lives apart or in seclusion.
Reconnaissance is the act of reconnoitering.
Rectify is to make or set right.
Recurrence is an act of something happening again.
Reggae is a style of Jamaican popular music.
Rehearse is to practice.
Reign is the period during which a sovereign sits on a throne.
Rein is the leather strap used to control a horse.
Remembrance is a memory.
Reminiscence is the process of recalling experiences.
Requisition is the act of requiring or demanding.
Rescind is to annul or repeal.
Respondent is a person who responds or makes replies.
Resume is a summing up, a summary.
Resurrection is the act of rising from the dead.
Revise is to amend or alter.
Rhapsodic is ecstatic or extravagantly enthusiastic.
Rhetoric is bombast or the undue use of exaggeration or display.
Rhubarb is a plant of the buckwheat family.
Right is in accordance with what is good or just.
Rigor is strictness, severity or hardness.
Rotor is a rotating part of a machine.
Rouge is any of various red cosmetics for cheek and lips.
Roulette is a game of chance.
Rubella is a disease also called German measles.
Sable is an Old World weasel-like animal.
Sachet is a small bag containing perfuming powder or the like.
Sacrilegious is pertaining to the violation of anything sacred.
Saffron is a crocus having showy, purple flowers.
Salutatorian is the person ranking second in the graduating class.
Sanctimonious is making a hypocritical show of religious devotion.
Sapphire is a gem with a blue color.
Sarcasm is harsh or bitter derision or irony.
Satellite is a body that revolves around a planet, a moon.
Sauerkraut is cabbage allowed to ferment until sour.
Sauna is a bath that uses dry heat to induce perspiration.
Scandalous is disgraceful or shocking behavior.
Scarab is a beetle regarded as sacred by the ancient Egyptians.
Scenario is the outline of a plot of a dramatic work.
Scepter is a rod held as an emblem of regal or imperial power.
Schizophrenia is a severe mental disorder.
Schnauzer is a German breed of medium-sized dogs.
Sciatic is pertaining to the back of the hip.
Scour is to remove dirt by hard scrubbing.
Scourge is a cause of affliction or calamity.
Scrod is a young Atlantic codfish or haddock.
Scruple is a moral standard that acts as a restraining force.
Sculptor is a person who practices the art of sculpture.
Seance is a meeting in which people try to communicate with spirits.
Seclude is to withdraw into solitude.
Seine is a fishing net.
Semaphore is an apparatus for conveying visual signals.
Sensuous means pertaining to or affecting the senses.
Separate means to keep apart or divide.
Sepulcher is a tomb, grave or burial place.
Sequoia is a large tree, aka redwood.
Sergeant is a noncommissioned officer above the rank of corporal.
Serial is anything published in short installments at regular intervals.
Sew is to join or attach by stitches.
Shackle is something used to secure the wrist, leg, etc.
Sheathe is to put a sword into a sheath.
Sheen is luster, brightness, radiance.
Shrew is a woman of violent temper and speech.
Shroud is a cloth or sheet in which a corpse is wrapped for burial.
Sierra is a chain of hills or mountains, the peaks of which suggest the teeth of a saw.
Silhouette is a two-dimensional representation of the outline of an object.
Simile is a figure of speech in which two unlike things are compared, as in she is like a rose.
Simultaneous is occurring or operating at the same time.
Singe is to burn slightly, to scorch.
Siphon is a tube bent into legs of unequal length, for getting liquid from one container to another.
Skeptic is a person who questions the validity of something.
Skew is to turn aside or swerve.
Slaughter is the killing of cattle, etc., for food.
Sleigh is a vehicle on runners, especially used over snow or ice.
Sleight is skill or dexterity.
Sleuth is a detective.
Slough (sloo) is an area of soft, muddy ground.
Sojourn is a temporary stay.
Solder is an alloy fused and applied to the joint between metal objects to unite them.
Solemn is grave or sober or mirthless.
Sovereign is a monarch or a king.
Spasm is a sudden involuntary muscular contraction.
Specter is a ghost, phantom or apparition.
Sponsor is a person who vouches for or is responsible for a person.
Squabble is to engage in a petty quarrel.
Squeak is a short, sharp, shrill cry.
Squint is to look with the eyes partly closed.
Stationery is writing paper.
Stimulus is something that incites to action or exertion.
Strait is a narrow passage of water between 2 larger bodies of water.
Straitjacket is a garment made of strong material and designed to bind the arms.
Stroganoff is a dish of meet sauteed with onions and cooked in a sauce of sour cream.
Suave is smoothly agreeable or polite.
Subpoena is the usual writ for the summoning of witnesses.
Subtle is thin, tenuous or delicate in meaning.
Succinct means expressed in few words, concise, terse.
Sufficiency is adequacy.
Suite is a number of things forming a set.
Supersede is to replace in power, or acceptance.
Supposition is something that is supposed; assumption.
Surety is security against loss or damage.
Surrey is a light carriage for four persons.
Surrogate is a person appointed to act for another; a deputy.
Surveillance is a watch kept over a person or group.
Swerve is to turn aside abruptly.
Symposium is a meeting to discuss some subject.
Synod is an assembly of church delegates.
Synonym is a word having nearly the same meaning as another.
Syntax is the study of the rules for the formation of grammatical sentences in a language.